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the category-four storm closing in on haiti tonight. the steps the country is taking to keep thousands safe. >> i would like to ask everyone to keep haiti in their prayers. tom: how one new hampshire lawmaker is reacting tonight as the hurricane barrels down on his homeland. mike: showers move out overnight with developing sunshine developing tomorrow. how long the nice stretch will last. plus, the latest track on major hurricane matthew. shelley: dy alarming growth in deaths. tom: commitment 2016. the candidates for u.s. senate face off in a televised debate. tonight, how their stances on birth control are now making national headlines. announcer: no one covers new hampshire like we do. now, wmur news 9 tonight. shelley: we begin tonight with hurricane matthew, the monster category-four storm is already
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haiti. good evening. i'm shelley walcott. tom: and i'm tom griffith. at least one person has been killed related to the storm in haiti. shelley: a fisherman was found in rough water off shore today. abc's linsey davis is just outside haiti's capital of port-au-prince. linsey: hurricane matthew is already deadly and now closing in on haiti, packing 140-mph winds. at one point considered the strongest atlantic hurricane in nearly a decade, but it's the storm's slow speed, moving at just 7 miles per hour, that makes it so dangerous. this is considered a rainmaker. we are talking about life-threatening rain. potentially 40 inches of rain. and this could be devastating in this area for so many who are still living in homes like this, homes that are fragile, and offer very little in way of protection. it is going to be a long 24 hours ahead. linsey davis, abc news, haiti. shelley: and though the danger
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new hampshire's haitian community is very concerned about family and friends back home. wmur's mike cronin joins us live with a story of one state lawmaker. mike: shelley, hurricane matthew is one of the strongest atlantic storms in recent memory. and it's on a direct path to haiti and that has one state , representative and other members of new hampshire's haitian community on edge tonight. jean jeudy is the first haitian-american legislator in new hampshire history. country where he was born as haiti prepares to take on what is being described as a potentially catastrophic hurricane. >> i would like to ask everyone to keep haiti in their prayers. mike: as hurricane matthew powers through the atlantic, it could hit haiti, jamaica, and cuba within the next day. jeudy says this would be devastating for haiti. the country still has not completely recovered from an earthquake that hit six years ago, killing nearly 200,000 people.
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jeudy says there is no way those tents will withstand a hurricane the size of matthew. >> it is really hard for the haitians under the tent. they are talking about 140 mile sothey are talking about 140 mile an hour. i do not think those tents are going to resist that wind. mike: jeudy says he has been in touch with people on the island who are at a loss ahead of this a friend of mine in haiti, and then he told me everybody, really, really, they are scared. and they don't know where to go. mike: and jeudy, like so many in new hampshire's haitian community, is hoping this hurricane won't further damage a country still trying to bounce back from that earthquake tragedy. >> it really looks like haiti might get hurt again, like six
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haiti, as well. and as the hurricane hits his home country, he asks granite staters to keep those affected in their thoughts. live in the studio, mike cronin, wmur news 9. tom: and here in the u.s., the governors of florida and north carolina have declared states of emergency as hurricane matthew slowly churns towards them. chief meteorologist mike haddad is here with a look at the latest latest track. mike: yes, that is the sustained wind, and the gusts are more than that. in the caribbean, east of jamaica, the western portions, that is where the powerful center of matthew will be going over the next 12 hours them a 24 hours, and just a tick up from where it was a earlier, when it
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most of the damage is to the east in terms of the gustiest winds, and that will affect haiti and of the bahamas. this means possibly a direct impact on florida or somewhere along the southeast coast. dionne that timeframe, there will be a turn to the north and eventually the northeast, but will that turn out to see before it reaches new england? tom: and you can follow the latest on hurricane matthew by our apps available for apple and android devices. shelley: now to a grim update on the drug crisis gripping new hampshire. last month was the deadliest month for overdoses in nashua this year. seven people died in september, and this month, there have already been three deaths. nashua has recorded 50 overdose deaths this year. and now the gate city is trying , to get a program similar to
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the concept missing, including funding and access to recovery centers. >> the reaction is shock, particularly with october. we're on the third day of october, and we've already had three deaths, just here in nashua. it's not acceptable. >> it's an everyday occurrence, this fire house right here. engine company number 4 goes out on more overdose calls that any other company in the city. shelley: in manchester, the city has had 77 deadly overdoses this tom: new tonight, a nashua man is facing charges accused of sexually assaulting a woman. nashua police arrested 25-year-old edward maselli last night after reports that a woman was sexually assaulted in her home. police later identified maselli, who is an acquaintance of the victim as the suspect. , when officers found maselli, they say he ran and resisted arrest. he is being held on $50,000 cash bail. shelley: a quick response helped officers track down a bank robbery suspect.
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39-year-old john faucher robbed the t.d. bank on franklin street this afternoon. police say faucher handed a teller a note saying he had a weapon and demanding cash. an officer spotted him only three minutes after the description was broadcast, and police arrested faucher for an attempted robbery at the 7-eleven on maple street last week. tom: all right, we hampshire's u.s. senate race took center stage tonight in a debate held at new england college in henniker. republican senator kelly ayotte is seeking her second term, challenged by democrat governor maggie hassan. and as jean mackin reports live there was a lot of debate over , the presidential candidates they support. jean: and that question you are about to hear, do you consider donald trump a role model for children? it could determine the makeup of the u.s. senate.
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party lines in the u.s. senate debate. governor hassan: my opponent is supporting donald trump, who members of her own party say poses an absolute danger to our country's vital interests. senator ayotte: first of all, i plan to vote to donald trump, but i've stood up to him on multiple occassions, while -- whereas governor hassan is lockstep with hillary clinton. jean: while senator ayotte says she'll vote for donald trump, she says he won't endorse him. she was pressed on whether he's ro senator ayotte: i think that's certainly, there are many role models we have, and i think he can serve as president, so, absolutely i would do that. , governor hassan: what you just heard is senator ayotte trying to distance herself from donald trump which she does from time to time but at the end of the , day she's gong to vote to put him in the situation room with access to our nuclear codes.
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differences of opinion, including repealing the affordable care act nominating a , supreme court justice, and expanded background checks for gun buyers. senator ayotte: i fully support those who are too dangerous to get on a commercial flight that they cannot not have a firearm but we have to mechanism for , people who believe they're wrongly on that list. governor hassan: senator ayotte has had little opportunities to make our country safer and to stand up to terrorists, to vote for an expanded background check bill, and she has declined to do it. jean: and they talked about the ayotte campaign handing out condoms to college students this weekend she says to highlight her call for expanded access to birth control. >> this is an idea to allow women to access birth control with fda approval and safety in mind, over-the-counter. >> but it would take away the requirement that insurance companies actually cover birth
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condom campaign move planned parenthood saying senator ayotte has a record of obstructing birth control, while the ayotte campaign is that is not true. live in the studio, jean mackin, wmur news 9. shelley: and in less than the 24 hours, two vice presidential nominees will face off for the first time. democrat tim kaine and republican mike pence will debate at longwood university in virginia tomorrow in their one and only debate of this election. the two men have very different political views but politifacts , editor expects both to take on the role of attack dog, criticizing the top of their opposing ticket. >> they may spend some time attacking each other but that , actually is a bit of a distraction. i think most people vote for presidency on top of the ticket. shelley: and politifact will fact check the event and says to expect the candidates to bring up trump's tax returns and clinton's private email server. and, of course you can watch tim , kaine and mike pence face off
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the debate begins tomorrow night at 9:00 p.m.. tom: right now, the faa is investigating after a plane went off the runway in concord today. the faa says a cessna 305 ran off of the runway after landing at concord municipal airport this morning. they say no one was injured. several law enforcement agencies including the coast guard met today about the mother-son mystery at sea. 22-year-old nathan carman was martha's vineyard after his boat sank during a fishing trip with his mother. she is now presumed dead. right now investigators are , looking into whether carman was opating the boat unsafely. granite state dairy farmers struggling. shelley: the shocking number of farms shutting down and the discouraging news they are learning about the state's emergency relief fund. >> we're bleeding out tens of
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kelly: you know me. not from thousands of false, negative ads- but as your first female attorney general- appointed by republican and democratic governors. as your senator, i'm fighting for equal pay and against workplace discrimination, to expand access to birth control, strengthen and preserve medicare, and i reached across the aisle to protect access to mammograms. i approve this message because after all the false, negative ads, i'm still the kelly ayotte you know- and i'm still fighting for you. tom: well granite state dairy , farmers are struggling to stay
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now many say they could use some help from the state. shelley: kristen pope spoke two different farms, one who is in it for the long haul and another with an uncertain future. kristen: here on shirley road, max benedikt operates a small farm. he makes money from whatever he sells. but this year profit has been , struggle. and he says a little assistance would help. >> we're bleeding out tens of thousands of dollars over a season like this. season like this. we're in a situation where the output of the cows is less. kristen: the benedickt farm and others dairy farmers like tom marston are suffering directly from the drought. >> the drought and low prices are definitely limiting what we can do. kristen: and for most farmers, the hit affects more than just their business. it also affects their families. the marston family have been
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>> my grandchildren, if, in fact, they are still there, can be. kristen: earlier today marston , attended a meeting with lawmakers in concord hoping to get some relief. an emergency fund was created for dairy farmers in 2008 and never funded. now marston says the state needs to take action fast. >> we are asking for them to move the money from one place to the other and disperse it equitably. >> so much of what we do is not just paying attention to make a it's to enrich in the landscape every one lives in and that, that would be supported by the greater community, through something like the emergency funds. kristen: benedict says despite the financial squeeze, he says not giving up, whether help comes or not. >> failure is not an option for us. we're pretty young. we just started out five years ago so we're in for the long , haul.
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and we are just going to keep going. kristen: this year, 19 of the 100 farms have shut down. in goffstown, kristen pope, wmur news 9. tom the boston pops will be : taking over boston's fourth of july celebration. the orchestra announced the change today as longtime executive producer david mugar steps down after 43 years. the event is one of the nation's signature fourth of july celebrations, pops conductor keith lockhart says this will give the pops the best chance to control the event's fate, pops is currently looking for sponsors to fund the eve shelley: tonight, new hampshire's young professionals were recognized at an awards ceremony in bow. the rising star awards are given out by stay, work, play, an organization that encourages 20 and 30-year-olds to stay or come live in the granite state. and tonight's annual event celebrated people and groups that are recruiting and retaining young people. >> we work really closely with all the young professionals networks throughout the state. there are 15 groups at this point, so lots of representatives from those groups are here. we have past winners, all the finalists, judges are a whole
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different segments. shelley: and the organization says about half of the state's college graduates actually stay in new hampshire. tom: all right, we are keeping -- we are just hoping for the best for the people of 80. mike: you look at different sectors, and the eastern sector is the worst. unfortunately, that is not going to affect them tonight but right through the day tomorrow. a little bit quieter, although we started off with some fog. it is kind of murky. drizzle. then, developing partial sun. you also notice as it started to threaten the area, some fall weather. not that bad in terms of the fall foliage. on average, up to 50% across the state right now, a couple of downpours moving through over the last several hours, but just
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doppler radar. you can see if you more sprinkles between now and midnight, 1:00 a.m., and after that, mostly cloudy with a little bit of fog. statewide, seasonal. a couple of spots just a bit about that, like in nashua, 60. on average, upper 40's in rochester, lower 40's elsewhere. now, for the next couple of days, a great stretch of weat lingering even through midday tomorrow, and then we will start to see this area sliding off to our south, allowing drier air to build in from the north and northwest, and that means plenty of sun by later tomorrow and even more wednesday, thursday, friday, and even early on saturday. as for the highs tomorrow, a little bit cooler than today, upper 50's at the coast, generally about 60 to 65 elsewhere. at the shore, a little bit
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70, and then well into the 70's thursday, friday, and saturday. now, here is an update on matthew. the wind has increased, now up to 145 miles per hour, the wind gusts up to 160 miles per hour. take a look at the track. it is a slow jog to the north. that means devastation over a good portion of 80. it barely scraped jamaica. the eastern half, at least some gusts to hurricane force, and then the eastern parts of cuba, yes, they are under the gun. eventually, it begins to turn to the northwest as an area of high pressure builds just to the east of the center and causes it to move off in that direction. the bahamas right under the track. and that it is a slow jog towards the florida coast line. after that, all bets are off.
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early on friday. the farther north that is, the better shot it has to get drawn up with the system building in from the west. if it is still stuck down here friday night, early saturday, it has no chance to get up here, because that same trough that is moving in will kick it out to the, -- sea, and you get the idea we still have to track it for the next few days. here are t all of these mathematical equations. that is what each one of these lines is. nearly consistent through thursday, and then after that, notice of a begin to spread up are quite a bit, some to new england, but some out to the sea, to our east. right now, that is the favorite track, south of new england, but no impact here. but keep in mind, if the storm starts to accelerate north, into the bahamas by wednesday afternoon and into the northern portions of florida by thursday
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the window of opportunity, if any, for new hampshire would come and saturday night through sunday, and that it would raise away, but right now, just added showers with that weaker system, as i say in from the west. any things could change, so stay tuned. shelley: and our thoughts for the people of haiti. mike: it will be tough.
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chris sununu's family gave him a famous name and the top job at the family resort. but then things went, well, downhill. over the years, chris cut jobs. chris cut workers' hours to deny them health insurance. and now he opposes the minimum wage. chris has never had to work for anything. chris sununu has no business being governor. ampshire first and has not been authorized by any candidate. one in eight women will face breast cancer. early detection can mean the difference between life and death. planned parenthood gives new hampshire women access to life saving cancer screenings. but ayotte voted to defund planned parenthood six times. why? because ayotte opposes a woman's right to choose. in her relentless effort to overturn roe v. wade, ayotte puts critical cancer screenings at risk, hurting new hampshire women. kelly ayotte:
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jason: all right deflategate is , officially over, and tom brady is back with the patriots, while brady was serving his 4-game suspension, new england went 3-1, including yesterday's 16-0 loss to buffalo. brady will make his first start of the 20 16th season in cleveland on sunday. wax it is going to be great. i mean, one of the best players on the team, a guy that leave us. it is going to be good to have him back. so, yes. we are in the postseason. 10 teams made the playoffs, and one of them is just 11 victories away from winning the world series. the wildcard games play out in the next two days. the red sox begin their playoff run on thursday. here are the game times. the indians secure home field for the division series, meaning games one and two will be in cleveland on thursday and friday. the series will shift back to boston for game 3 next sunday,
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p.m., monday is still to be determined. if the series goes 5 games, they'll head back to cleveland for game five on october 12. all right, here are the matchups for the wildcard games. tuesday night at 8:00, and the nationally, the giants play at the mets on wednesday. former dartmouth college pitcher kyle hendricks finished the 2016 season as major league hendricks, one of the top candidates in the national league cy young race, finished the season with a 16-8 record, helping the cubs to the major's best record 103-58. ,so chicago will have home field throughout the national league playoffs. all right, high school sports. how about field hockey? conant orioles at john stark. first half, the generals on the
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able to keep it out of the net. still in the first half, john stark gets on the board, mercedes camacho fires one short side, making it 1-0, generals. and they go on to win it 4-0. , boys soccer, bishop guertin hosting salem. second half, tied at 1-1, good chance for the cardinals, but anthony bellino is there to make the save for salem. they go to overtime, tied at 1-1. pietro zanotti slips the game-winner. bishop guertin wins it overtime, 2-1. some girls soccer. john stark, they were hosting the lebanon raiders. second half, no score, john stark's cadence loos sends one on net but an easy save for kassidee rogers. the generals finally break through, cara easter with the free kick, and brooke shatney finishes with the goal.
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, for fcs football. with unh coming in at number 30 this week. just outside the top 25. there are five other caa teams ranked ahead of them, including the team that unh beat over the weekend, william and mary. next up for the wildcats, they they play at elon on saturday afternoon, and over the weekend, 14 more games were collection sites for the new hampshire tackles hunger food drive. the numbers are still coming in, food. this friday night at memorial, and then on pelham. saturday,they will host the collection site, as well. tom: still to come -- shelley: showing support for
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shelley: enfield police is showing support for breast cancer awareness. tom: all this month officers will be wearing the pink badges to show support for breast cancer patients, survivors and research. shelley: good stuff.
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